Members of Parliament raise concerns over consequences of Yangon expansion

​14 May 18 -  Since the start of the year, Yangon has announced ambitious plans for expansion and new infrastructure. ''The Yangon population will hit 10 million in the next two decades and it can be a mega city by 2040, said Daw Nilar Kyaw of Yangon regional minister for Electricity, Industry and Transportation. But while the developments are...
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National Strategy for Rural Water Supply, Water and Sanitation(WASH), WASH in Schools and WASH in Health Facilities

The purpose of this Strategy is to set out the way to meet the needs of the rural populations for improved domestic water supply services, access to and use of improved sanitation with elimination of open defecation, and improved hygiene behaviour by the Year 2030. The Strategy is supported by Investment Plans covering a financing period 2015 to 20...
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Dala's water woes

10 May 18 - The Yangon Region government hopes a new tap system will help solve water shortages in the underdeveloped township of Dala, but residents would prefer authorities focus on improving more than 100 ponds where supplies are quickly diminishing. ​   THE RESIDENTS of Dala Township live beside the Yangon River but potable water is s...
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Foreign investors may be less interested in new projects

​08 May 18 -  Foreign investors will become less interested in the new projects if the government is unable to solve difficulties in the current industrial zones, leading to the manipulation of land prices, said Yan Shin, the regional member of parliament of Mayagone Township Constituency-1. The members of parliament debated Yangon R...
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Investor interest in New Yangon City project rises, more Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) expected

​ 24 Apr 18 -  Since its launch in early April, investor interest in the New Yangon City project from China, South Korea and ASEAN has been on the rise, Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein said during a press conference at the 2018 Yangon Investment Forum on April 20. The Yangon Region Government is now courting foreign direct investments t...
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Over 2000 households need water in Shan State

Source: The Myanmar Times Date: 12 April 2018 ​ Over 50 villages in three townships in Southern Shan State are suffering from water shortage and appealed for urgent water provisions, according to Shan civil society organisations (CSO). "Water shortages are growing year after year in this region. The government needs to implement a long-term plan fo...
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YCDC Approves Reservoir Safety Plan for Controversial Mega Project

Source: The Irrawaddy  Date: 09 April 2018  ​ YANGON—The city's municipal body has given permission to the developer of a controversial high-rise project to implement its proposed safety measures for a reservoir next to the project site. Yangon City Development Committee gave the green light to Zaykabar Company, the developer of the Myaye...
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Yangon’s water supply problems blamed on infrastructure woes

Source: The Myanmar Times Date: 23 March 2018 Photo: Google Yangon has the highest non-revenue water (NRW) rate -- or water that do not go to the customers because of leaks or theft, among others -- in the Southeast Asia region because of aging water facilities, said U Myo Thein, deputy head of city's water and sanitation engineering department. "I...
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Current Water Supply System and NRW Management

 Presented by Mr. Zaw Min Htut, Assistant Engineer from Yangon City Development Committee on World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw. It Includes that  ​Current Situation of Yangon City Water Supply System Water Balance Analysis  Future Service Level Targets in Yangon City  NRW Reduction Activities in Yangon City  Outline of JI...
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Myanmar National Building Code-Water Supply, Drainage and Sanitation (Part - 5 D)

 This presentation is presented by Daw Zin Zin Hlaing, Assistant Director, Water Supply and Sanitation Division Building Department on World Water Day 2018 in Nay Pyi Taw. It demonstrates structure of the code including scope, terminology, general water supply, drainage and sanitation and solid waste management    Download PDF F...
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Ks. 5,000 million worth for water supply project in Falam

Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar Date: 30 January 2018 ​Installation of water pipelines and construction of water tanks are being executed to supply sufficient drinking water for locals in Falam, Chin State. The project is being developed at a cost of Ks. 5,000 million from the government budget. Authentic Co, a tinder winning company is ove...
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Water Supply Activities of Rural and Urban in Myanmar

​This presentation is presented by Dr. Win Min Oo, WASH, DRD, MoALI at MyanmarWater 2017 . It includes the key highlights of WASH(Water, Sanitation and Hyginene) Sector Situation Analysis and the goal and objectives of Strategy. Dropbox - WS in Rural and Urban in Myanmarx.pdf Enter some description here... https://www.dropbox.com/s/w2e61fvuuqqscen/...
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